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Location and opening hours

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update: please see the Centre's main page for the latest trading hours.


Gold Coast Aquatic Centre is located in the Broadwater Parklands at Southport.

Main entrance

The main entrance to the centre is at the intersection of Nind Street and Marine Parade, Southport.

Contact details

Phone: 07 5582 8282
Fax: 07 5582 9151


For pool entry prices, visit our Aquatic centres page.

Operating hours

Summer hours (1 September to 31 May)

  • Monday to Friday - 5am to 8pm
  • Saturday - 6am to 5pm
  • Sunday - 7am to 4pm
  • Public holidays - 7am to 4pm

Winter hours (1 June to 31 August)

  • Monday to Friday - 5am to 8pm
  • Saturday - 6am to 4pm
  • Sunday - 8am to 3pm
  • Public holidays - 8am to 3pm

Indoor heated pool

  • Monday to Friday
    • 5am to 8am
    • Noon to 2.30pm
    • 6.30pm to 8pm
  • Saturday
    • 6am to 7am
    • 12.30pm to 4pm
  • Sunday - 8am to 3pm

Public holidays

  • Good Friday - closed
  • ANZAC Day - closed
  • Christmas Eve - 5am to 5pm
  • Christmas Day - closed
  • Boxing Day - 10am to 4pm
  • New Year's Eve - 5am to 5pm
  • New Year's Day - 9am to 4pm

Visit our Programs and activities page for information on the centre's learn to swim classes, aqua fitness timetable, squad training and more, and our Fees and charges page for information about general admission, multi-visit passes and membership options.

Public transport

Public transport is available including scheduled bus, train and tram services. View further information on available public transport options or to plan your next journey to Southport using the TransLink Journey Planner.


Limited free parking within the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre’s immediate precinct is allocated to certain ongoing membership types and in accordance with the City's approved fees and charges.

Your number plate must be recorded with your membership application and you can change this up to once per term.

A maximum of two number plates can be assigned per membership and the parking allowance is shared between the membership.

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